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 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully...

By MARINA VILLENEUVE Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Mobile home fire results in interior damage...

FROM STAFF REPORTS A call was received by the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday after to a mobile home fire in front of ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurt...

By ASHOK SHARMA and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — A special flight carrying evacuees to India who had been stranded abroad because ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

A right as an American. Elections offer Americans the opportunity to have a voice...

One of the rights that every American has is the right to voice your choice for candidates that run for various offices. Many today like ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Lessons from the wilderness...

As we come closer to the day of opening the economy and small businesses back to a little bit of normal, I urge everyone of ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Pompeo rejects Congress' subpoenas for IG, Biden probe info...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is rejecting congressional subpoenas issued for him and for the State Department to provide information and testimony about two politically charged developments...

 2020-08-07 21:21 

The Tennessean

Cafe Coco is back by popular demand, with new owners...

Cafe Coco, a midtown Nashville staple, will transition back to its original format and menu under new ownership starting Aug. 17....

 2020-08-07 21:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

College football players, parents, unite to be heard...

Pac-12 football players demanding changes have had their first meeting with conference leadership...

 2020-08-07 21:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Big Nevada gold mine expansion on hold in face of opposition...

Facing fierce opposition from conservationists and tribal leaders on multiple fronts, Nevada's largest mining company has suspended its proposed expansion of what would become one of the biggest gold mines in the world...

 2020-08-07 21:17 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Couple who kept children in cages, horse trough sentenced to four years in prison...

A Wisconsin couple convicted of child neglect were sentenced Friday to four years in prison....

 2020-08-07 21:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Virus spread forces lockdown on another tribal reservation...

The Crow Tribe in Montana ordered its members to lock down for two weeks as tribal leaders moved to slow a sharp spike in coronavirus cases...

 2020-08-07 21:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers...

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states...

 2020-08-07 21:11 

FOX Chattanooga

Principal drops suspensions for Georgia students who shared photos of crowded conditions...

A Georgia high school student said her five-day suspension for sharing images of crowded conditions on campus was lifted on Friday after she appealed and said she was ready to take her case to court. Hannah Watters told The Associated Press that her princ...

 2020-08-07 21:11 

The Commercial Appeal

'Tripwires' take effect Monday in Shelby County, governing openings and closings...
 2020-08-07 21:11 

The Commercial Appeal

'Tripwires' take effect Monday in Shelby County, governing openings and closings...

Shelby County has issued its tripwires that could trigger shutdowns or openings due to COVID-19 cases....

 2020-08-07 21:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

No set guidelines for calling off US Open if COVID outbreak...

A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open but the U.S. Tennis Association has not established how many infected participants would force the Grand Slam tournament to be called off...

 2020-08-07 21:05 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Endangered Brazilian monkeys get a bridge to themselves...

An overpass that juts from a forest over a four-lane highway in a rural area outside Rio de Janeiro is meant for a very special sort of pedestrian: golden lion tamarins, small orange primates that for decades have been at risk of extinction...

 2020-08-07 21:05 

The Tennessean

Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway adds a CRA race to 2020 schedule...

The Championship Racing Series was added to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway's schedule after it was canceled in Michigan....

 2020-08-07 21:05 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: UN says willing to investigate Beirut disaster...

The United Nations says it would consider a request to launch an international investigation into the explosion that devastated Beirut but hasn't received such a request from the Lebanese government...

 2020-08-07 21:00 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: South Carolina events granted size exceptions...

The South Carolina Department of Commerce says at least 71 events have been given permission to draw large crowds even as COVID-19 cases spread at rates well above the national average...

 2020-08-07 21:00 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

DA investigates after girls handcuffed in stolen car mix-up...

A prosecutor said Friday that an investigation will determine if police officers in suburban Denver will face charges after they placed a group of crying Black girls on the ground during a stop in which they were erroneously suspected of traveling in a st...

 2020-08-07 21:00 

Times Free Press

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat...

President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as...

 2020-08-07 20:53 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Montgomery County Mayor extends emergency order requiring face masks through Aug. 17...

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed an emergency executive order to extend the mask mandate. The order requires facial coverings to be worn within all publicly-accessible area of commercial businesses, in public outdoor areas where social distancin...

 2020-08-07 20:48 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Coronavirus: Rape suspect in Virginia allegedly kills accuser, police say...

A rape suspect released from jail during the coronavirus returned to Virginia and allegedly killed his accuser, police said....

 2020-08-07 20:47 

The Tennessean

Nashville extends street tree requirements to Green Hills, more suburban areas of Davidson County...

Nashville's street tree requirements were recently expanded to include Green Hills, the outer reaches of Davidson County....

 2020-08-07 20:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Darlington approved for fans for Southern 500...

Darlington Raceway has gotten state approval to have fans in the stands when it runs NASCAR's Southern 500 next month...

 2020-08-07 20:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel...

The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has declared a "state of environmental emergency" after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling tons of fuel...

 2020-08-07 20:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

S&P 500 ekes out a 6th straight gain following jobs report...

Wall Street's big rally let off the accelerator on Friday, despite a better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market, amid worries about worsening U.S.-China tensions and whether Washington can deliver more aid for the economy...

 2020-08-07 20:44 

Times Free Press

Remember When, Chattanooga? Can you help us identify these mystery women?...

Once upon a time, six young women were sitting in a boat....

 2020-08-07 20:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Keselowski still seeking 1st win at home track in Michigan...

Ford is on a nice little winning streak at Michigan International Speedway, although it may not feel that way to Brad Keselowski...

 2020-08-07 20:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage...

U.S. hiring slowed last month as the coronavirus outbreak worsened...

 2020-08-07 20:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port...

Documents show warnings were raised at least 10 times over the past six years about the massive stockpile of explosive chemicals stored at Beirut's port...

 2020-08-07 20:39 

The Tennessean

Viktor Arvidsson injured, not on bench to start third period of Game 4...

Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson did not come out of the locker room to begin the third period of Game 4 against the Arizona Coyotes on Friday....

 2020-08-07 20:37 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Over 200 Shelby County Sheriff Office detainees test positive for COVID-19, officials say...

New cases of COVID-19 continue to arise in the Mid-South areas with over 200 SCSO cases....

 2020-08-07 20:35 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Fowler misses 6-inch putt that could be costly...

Rickie Fowler shot a 69 on Friday in the PGA Championship to finish two rounds at 2-over 142...

 2020-08-07 20:35 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: South Dakota bike rally continues amid virus...

Thousands of bikers poured into the small South Dakota town of Sturgis as the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rumbles to life despite fears it could lead to a massive coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-08-07 20:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Lightning-Flyers, Avalanche-Golden Knights are for top seeds...

Neither team vying for the top playoff seed in the Eastern Conference will be at full-strength when they face off Saturday...

 2020-08-07 20:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Virus tempers Hambletonian, the highlight of harness season...

The Hambletonian is usually the week the sports world takes more than a passing glance at harness racing with the running of trotting's most prestigious race...

 2020-08-07 20:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Pro-Russia vaccine misinfo finds home in US Facebook groups...

A false report claiming five Ukrainians had died after taking an American-made vaccine spread in just a matter of days from a small Kremlin-friendly Ukrainian website to an audience of thousands in U.S.-based Facebook groups...

 2020-08-07 20:30 

Times Free Press

DeKalb County, Alabama, man had heart attack before tractor crash, coroner says...

The coroner in DeKalb County, Alabama, has determined that a man originally thought to have been killed when his tractor overturned on County Road 212 on July 27 had a heart attack prior to the tractor crashing....

 2020-08-07 20:30 

Times Free Press

A US first, New Hampshire woman gets second face transplant...

For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face....

 2020-08-07 20:28 

FOX Chattanooga

Chattanooga moms hold PPE drive to gather cleaning supplies for schools...

A group of Chattanooga mothers has started a PPE drive to collect supplies for classrooms in the county. Mari Smith, a member of Chattanooga Moms for Social Justice, says they're working on collecting wipes, face masks and other cleaning supplies for ...

 2020-08-07 20:24 

Times Free Press

Business Calendar...

This week's business calendar....

 2020-08-07 20:23 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Dynamite on dashboard was actually beef stick still in wrapper, police say...

Police and firefighters who responded to reports of dynamite on the dashboard of a vehicle found a different explosive item altogether: a beef stick still in its wrapper....

 2020-08-07 20:21 

Times Free Press

Assessors of property, mayors elected in balloting across Southeast Tennessee...

In the counties surrounding Chattanooga in Southeast Tennessee, voters this week elected new mayors, new property assessors — and even approved a new sales tax. Here are highlights of balloting during Thursday's election....

 2020-08-07 20:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

White, Poeltl lead Spurs past short-handed Jazz 119-111...

Derrick White scored 24 points, Jakob Poeltl added 19 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs got a much-needed win over the short-handed Utah Jazz 119-111...

 2020-08-07 20:12 

The Commercial Appeal

What's next for Buff City Soap location in Downtown Memphis?...
 2020-08-07 20:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

North Carolina to relax 10-person limit for GOP convention...

North Carolina public health officials told the Republican National Committee that the party can have more than 10 people in a room to conduct official convention business while in Charlotte...

 2020-08-07 20:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Colorado prison escapee caught after nearly 50 years on run...

A man who escaped from a Colorado prison more than 40 years ago has been found living under an alias in a small town in northern New Mexico...

 2020-08-07 20:04 

The Commercial Appeal

Memphis loses quarterback Sheldon Layman to transfer portal, per report...

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